To foster a high quality art community on ArtStation, we ask that you please respect our posting guidelines.
Types of art
Generally ArtStation welcomes a wide variety of visual art. This includes concept art, illustration, matte paintings, 3D, animation, visual effects, user interfaces, animated films, sketches, sculptures and more. Take a look at what’s already been featured on ArtStation to get an idea of what the community expects.
Only post your work
ArtStation is a portfolio platform. The works on your portfolio should be work that you created. Please only publish work that either you own or that you have permission to publish.
If this is a studio profile, only post work that the studio produced. More info for studio/company profiles
ArtStation was created to host and celebrate your visual artwork but is not the place for other types of content. We reserve the right to remove any projects that go against our community guidelines.
Content restrictions apply to the visual assets uploaded in the project, description, and comments.
Hate: We are an inclusive community here on ArtStation, and it is not the place to post hateful, hurtful comments. We won’t tolerate any posts or comments containing messages of violence or ill-will to anyone or group based on religion, sexual orientation, country or language of origin, race or disability.
Mature Content: ArtStation is not the place to post erotic artwork or pornography. Please read more in our mature content guidelines.
Illegal Content: Don’t post any content that promotes illegal activities. For more information, please see our Terms of Service.
Violence: We do not encourage or condone any acts of written, illustrated or verbal violence, harassment or bullying towards any other user. Posting anything that promotes violence to anyone or group will have the post deleted and may have their posting capabilities suspended.
Links: In your posts and comments, please don’t post any links to sites containing illegal content, pornography, spam, malware, spyware, viruses or any other malicious or destructive sites intended to harm any user, person or equipment.
Private: Do not post any private, personal or confidential information. This includes, but is not limited to, credit card or bank account numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses, social security numbers, and driver’s licenses.
Advertisements: Unless you are showcasing artwork from a marketing or advertising campaign, no ad content should be posted in your portfolio. This includes job postings, sales ads or any other solicitation.
Photography: ArtStation is not a photography community. We recommend 500px for that. However, posting images of your sketches, sculptures, set designs or other artwork is fine.
If you find that there is a post that does not follow these guidelines, we encourage you to flag it by using the dropdown at the top right and selecting “Report Abuse”.
These guidelines may change from time to time and are subject to the Terms of Service here on ArtStation. In the event that any Community Guidelines are contrary or contradict the TOS, the latter will take precedence.